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                                          |                                     |                                 June 28, 2013
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  5/2013 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  5/2013
   Country      2011       2012       5/2012     5/2013  % Change    5/2012     3/2013     4/2013     5/2013   % Change % Share


     WORLD     15982976  22483931   12393642    6107137    -50.72  20941253   19533662   17567229   16197426     -22.65  100.00

     KOR REP    7192113   8710500    3350187    2510399    -25.07   6975369    8782334    8200780    7870712      12.84   48.59

     CHINA P    3033558   8194049    6525728    1304275    -80.01   8337652    5198983    3972951    2972596     -64.35   18.35

     CANADA     2610070   2717584    1256887    1201820     -4.38   2628356    2830009    2758118    2662517       1.30   16.44

     ITALY      1043787    930669     388062     322039    -17.01   1031803     845643     831295     864646     -16.20    5.34

     JAPAN      1089616    901037     466010     287071    -38.40   1074482     802196     767456     722098     -32.80    4.46


     _WTO      15982362  22483923   12393642    6107137    -50.72  20941253   19533654   17567221   16197418     -22.65  100.00

     _OECD     11115897  12581063    5078196    4192753    -17.44  10783583   12700128   12044510   11695620       8.46   72.21

     _W HEMI    2694494   2767215    1281567    1230634     -3.97   2697981    2878353    2813724    2716282       0.68   16.77

     _NAFTA     2654690   2720096    1259399    1201820     -4.57   2656738    2830915    2758950    2662517       0.22   16.44

     _EU        1357589   1136324     479329     461243     -3.77   1224900    1054059    1048552    1118238      -8.71    6.90